Software Engineer (Camera Platform)

Engineering - Software San Diego, California


Position at Samsung Semiconductor, Inc.

Samsung Semiconductor, Inc. in San Diego is looking for an experienced engineer to join the team responsible for developing the software for next generation mobile platforms. The ideal candidate should have a clear passion for writing quality code and will be working on the architecture and implementation of software across all layers of the camera software stack.


  • Design, implement and optimize camera related software features for next generation system-on-chip (SoC) platforms
  • Working across all layers of the camera software stack, the ideal candidate will bring best software development practices to write quality code that can scale to multiple platforms
  • Implement rigorous and comprehensive validation practices to ensure system performance goals are fulfilled
  • Work with geographically dispersed development teams and customers to deliver best in class solutions

REQUIRED SKILLS  (Education Certificates, Licenses, Travel)

  • BS/MS with industry experience or PhD in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or Electrical Engineering
  • Strong programming skills in C/C++ with in-depth understanding of OS concepts. Hands on experience in developing latency-critical software.
  • Experience in Android/Linux device driver and Camera HAL implementations
  • Experience with camera software integration on Android platforms, identify performance bottlenecks in the system and take ownership of the related optimizations
  • Ability to work with cross functional development (HW and SW) and Quality Assurance (QA) teams to diagnose/root-cause issues and deliver best in class camera solutions
  • Excellent communication skills with a strong analytical approach to problem-solving
  • A strong team player, self-motivated and positive attitude


  • Knowledgeable in camera ISP (Capture and Video) pipeline for mobile devices. 


Samsung Semiconductor Inc (SSI), an equal opportunity employer, is a world leader in Memory, System LSI, and LCD technologies. Headquartered in San Jose, California, SSI is a wholly-owned U.S. subsidiary of Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.- the second largest semiconductor manufacturer in the world and the industry's volume and technology leader in DRAM, NAND Flash, SSDs, mobile DRAM and graphics memory. It is one of the largest providers of system logic, imaging and LED lighting solutions, as well as providing advanced process design and manufacturing for fabless companies. Samsung Semiconductor, Inc. also has a research and innovation center with numerous labs providing product design and research in: logic, memory, image sensors, displays and mobile technologies. In addition, the company supports Samsung Display Company, the largest producer of LCD and OLED displays.